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Elizabeth LeCompte

 

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[Off-Broadway, 1980]
Director
Production Design

Writing

Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist


Elizabeth LeCompte Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2008 - Outstanding Director
Elizabeth LeCompteThe Wooster Group’s HAMLET

Elizabeth LeCompte News

The Wooster Group to Present GET YOUR ASS IN THE WATER AND SWIM LIKE ME in September Photo The Wooster Group to Present GET YOUR ASS IN THE WATER AND SWIM LIKE ME in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022

The Wooster Group will present their newest production, Get Your Ass in the Water and Swim Like Me, an original work for theater that explores a distinctive genre of Black American storytelling called Toasts, September 16-October 8, 2022, at the Group’s home, The Performing Garage, in New York City. 

Michael Urie, Mallory Portnoy & More Join Fault Line Theatre's IRONS IN THE FIRE Photo Michael Urie, Mallory Portnoy & More Join Fault Line Theatre's IRONS IN THE FIRE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2022

 Fault Line Theatre will continue the 2022 Season of Irons in the  Fire, the organization’s reading series of new plays in development, with God Save the Queer by Zackary Grady, directed by Portia Krieger and featuring Michael Urie (George), Mallory Portnoy (Charlotte), Keshav Moodliar (Tariq), Seth Clayton (Louis), and Mary McCann (Kate).

The Wooster Group's THE MOTHER to Play Return Engagement February 2022 Photo The Wooster Group's THE MOTHER to Play Return Engagement February 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2021

 Following a sold-out run this fall, The Wooster Group’s new production of Bertolt Brecht’s The Mother, directed by Elizabeth LeCompte, will return to New York for a special limited engagement. Performances will run February 18 to March 12, 2022, at The Performing Garage (33 Wooster Street).

SEGAL BOOK TALK To Be Joined By Author Theresa Smalec Photo SEGAL BOOK TALK To Be Joined By Author Theresa Smalec
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 27, 2021

Author Theresa Smalec and New York Theatre artists John Jesurun and Mariane Weems join the Segal Talks series on November 29th to discuss Smalec's new book: Ron Vawter’s Life in Performance. The discussion is part of the Segal Center's Fall 2021 Book Talk Series & will be moderated by Frank Hentschker and directed by MESTC, The Graduate Center CUNY.

The Wooster Group's THE MOTHER Announces Two-Week Extension Photo The Wooster Group's THE MOTHER Announces Two-Week Extension
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 22, 2021

 The Wooster Group’s new production of Bertolt Brecht’s The Mother, directed by Elizabeth LeCompte, has been extended by two weeks. Performances will now run through November 20 at The Performing Garage (33 Wooster Street), with an official opening on October 26, 2021. 

The Wooster Group's THE MOTHER to Make US Debut at The Performing Garage in October 2 Photo The Wooster Group's THE MOTHER to Make US Debut at The Performing Garage in October 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2021

Following its world premiere at Vienna’s prestigious Wiener Festwochen, The Wooster Group’s new production of Bertolt Brecht’s The Mother, directed by Elizabeth LeCompte, will open in New York at The Performing Garage (33 Wooster Street).

Texas Performing Arts Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo Texas Performing Arts Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021

After spearheading a $3M renovation of Austin’s largest theater, Executive & Artistic Director Bob Bursey has announced his first curated season of music, dance, theater, and performance for Texas Performing Arts. A dozen live productions will mark its 40th Anniversary season in 2021-2022.

The Wooster Group's Production of THE MOTHER to Premiere at Wiener Festwochen in June Photo The Wooster Group's Production of THE MOTHER to Premiere at Wiener Festwochen in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021

The Wooster Group will premiere its new production of Bertolt Brecht’s The Mother at Vienna’s international Wiener Festwochen from June 8-17, 2021. It tells a story of a poor, uneducated Russian mother’s journey to revolutionary action. The play premiered in Berlin in 1932 and was the last of Brecht’s plays to open before the Nazis seized power. 

Frances McDormand and Kate Valk to Co-Host Live Zoom Series FRAN & KATE'S DRAMA CLUB Photo Frances McDormand and Kate Valk to Co-Host Live Zoom Series FRAN & KATE'S DRAMA CLUB
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2021

On January 28, Frances McDormand and Kate Valk will host the first installment of Fran & Kate's Drama Club, a live Zoom series about The Wooster Group’s storied past, emboldened present, and speculative futures. Proceeds from the event will support The Performing Garage.

The Wooster Group's THE B-SIDE is Now Available for Streaming Photo The Wooster Group's THE B-SIDE is Now Available for Streaming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2020

The Wooster Group's 2017 production of The B-Side: 'Negro Folklore from Texas State Prisons,' A Record Album Interpretation is now available to stream for free on the company's website through Monday, September 14.


Elizabeth LeCompte Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Elizabeth LeCompte written?
Elizabeth LeCompte has written 1 shows including Rumstick Road (Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist).

What awards has Elizabeth LeCompte been nominated for?
Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for The Wooster Group’s HAMLET .